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Spike Aerospace Appoints Tom Captain, Industry Veteran, as Executive Advisor

Tom Captain Brings Decades of Aerospace Experience to Spike Aerospace

  BOSTON, MA, January 16, 2018 - Tom Captain, an aerospace industry veteran has joined Spike Aerospace, to help accelerate the development and introduction into service of the world's first quiet supersonic business jet. Tom Captain said "Spike Aerospace has put together a world class team to design and bring to market the world's first quiet [...]

By | 2018-01-17T01:33:49+00:00 January 17th, 2018|News, Press Releases|Comments Off on Spike Aerospace Appoints Tom Captain, Industry Veteran, as Executive Advisor

Tom Captain Brings Decades of Aerospace Experience to Spike Aerospace

Spike Supersonic Jet Will Fly Above Turbulence at 51,000 feet

Dec 12, 2017, somewhere over the Atlantic -- This morning Kevin Novak, VP of Flight Safety and Training, is on route to Cork, Ireland. He reported winds aloft of 200 kts (230 mph) out of the north over the Atlantic. The forecast shows severe turbulence from 20,000-40,000 feet. Fortunately, the Spike Supersonic Jet will fly [...]

By | 2017-12-12T13:22:51+00:00 December 12th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Spike Supersonic Jet Will Fly Above Turbulence at 51,000 feet

Spike Aerospace Returns to Dubai for the 2017 Air Show

Boston, MA, Nov 12, 2017 -- Spike Aerospace's executive team is in Dubai this week for the 2017 Dubai Airshow. It is a tremendous opportunity to build on relationships initiated over the past few years. The Dubai Airshow is also a wonderful forum to meet with new customers and better understand their requirements for a [...]

By | 2017-11-12T08:36:46+00:00 November 12th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Spike Aerospace Returns to Dubai for the 2017 Air Show

Spike Aerospace’s Supersonic Design Being Validated in Test Flights

  Boston, MA, Oct 09, 2017 -- Early Saturday morning Oct 07, 2017, Spike Aerospace successfully test flew the subsonic subscale SX-1.2 demonstrator aircraft for the first time. The jet is an early unmanned prototype of the company's 18 passenger S-512 Quiet Supersonic Jet. The SX-1.2 test flights proved that the aerodynamic design of the [...]

By | 2017-11-12T06:24:09+00:00 October 9th, 2017|General, Press Releases|Comments Off on Spike Aerospace’s Supersonic Design Being Validated in Test Flights

Spike Aerospace to Fly the First SX-1 Demonstrator

  Boston, MA, Sep 20, 2017 - Spike Aerospace will begin a series of test flights of its first SX-1.2 demonstrator aircraft by the end of the month. The SX-1.2 is a scaled, proof-of-concept aircraft that will help validate the aerodynamics of the S-512 Supersonic Jet. For Spike, this is the next phase of the [...]

By | 2017-10-08T16:51:30+00:00 September 20th, 2017|General, Press Releases|Comments Off on Spike Aerospace to Fly the First SX-1 Demonstrator

Spike To Present Supersonic Vision at Fast Forward Conference

Tomorrow morning, Spike Aerospace will be presenting its vision for supersonic flight at the Fast Forward Quarterly Conference. Vik Kachoria, the company's president, will discuss innovation, development and opportunity for supersonic aviation and specifically the Spike S-512 Supersonic Jet.  

By | 2017-09-08T10:08:35+00:00 September 7th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Spike To Present Supersonic Vision at Fast Forward Conference

Spike Aerospace and Partners to Bid on NASA’s QueSST Supersonic Demonstrator

Boston, MA, Aug 16, 2017 - In the coming weeks, NASA will release a public request for proposals to build the QueSST aircraft, a low-boom supersonic demonstrator. This is a follow on project to the QueSST conceptual design that Lockheed Martin developed over the past two years. The project is garnering a lot of attention around the world as there [...]

By | 2017-08-15T23:32:17+00:00 August 16th, 2017|General, News, Press Releases|Comments Off on Spike Aerospace and Partners to Bid on NASA’s QueSST Supersonic Demonstrator

Spike Aerospace Shares Its Supersonic Vision at AIAA Aviation 2017

Earlier this month in Denver Colorado, for the first time on one stage, six companies came together to discuss and debate supersonic flight at the AIAA Aviation 2017 conference in Denver. For Spike Aerospace, it was a wonderful opportunity to share its vision for supersonic flight, the future of aviation and explore the opportunities. The [...]

By | 2017-06-29T10:37:16+00:00 June 28th, 2017|General, News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Spike Aerospace Expands Quiet Supersonic Aircraft Development Efforts

Boston, MA, Jan 24, 2017 - Spike Aerospace is expanding efforts to develop the world's first Quiet Supersonic Jet. Their sleek 18 passenger design will result in a quieter, faster, and more efficient supersonic aircraft. Engineering is on track for the first flights of a subsonic prototype of the jet. The subsonic prototype will demonstrate [...]

By | 2017-05-04T21:05:31+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments

Spike Aerospace Had a Fantastic 2016, With A Promising 2017 On The Way

With all the fun parties and celebrations over, Spike Aerospace has been reflecting on what we accomplished in 2016 and what is ahead in 2017. It is amazing how quickly successes can get forgotten after day-to-day meetings, travel, and other efforts. Looking back, it was a fantastic and successful year, with 2017 looking even more [...]

By | 2017-05-04T21:05:31+00:00 January 1st, 2017|Editorial|0 Comments